Ascent of Fir Mountain on 2009-05-09

Climber: Rich Zillig

Others in Party:Chris Zillig
Tom Dickson
Steven Ortiz
Date:Saturday, May 9, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Fir Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3620 ft / 1103 m

Ascent Trip Report

Tom's last mt. to finish up peak bagger Catskill 3500 requirement. Was foggy, misty and very buggy on our way out from the hike. Had no problem locating the canister.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3040 ft / 926 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3040 ft / 926 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.2 mi / 11.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3040 ft / 926 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1520 ft / 463 m; Extra: 1520 ft / 463m
    Loss on way in:1520 ft / 463 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Pine-Hill-West Branch/ Bushwhack
    Start Trailhead:Biscuit Brook PA  2100 ft / 640 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1520 ft / 463 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Bushwhack/ Pine Hill- West Branch
    End Trailhead:Biscuit Brook PA  2100 ft / 640 m

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